Tag Archive: Glass


GT Advanced Technologies Inc. shares received a nice boost on Tuesday, on the back of reports that Apple will use the company’s sapphire glass for its next generation iPhone cover. GT shares posted a new 52-week high of $ 12.72, while… Read more ›     

Sapphire glass was in the news again today, thanks to a jump in the share price of GT Advanced Technologies Inc. — the company which will reportedly manufacture the iPhone 6’s sapphire display. With contrasting reports about sapphire’s advantages over… Read more ›     

Apple could open a sapphire glass manufacturing facility in Arizona as early as February, according to recently published correspondence between the company and state regulators. Analyst Matt Margolis unearthed documents that mention the Mesa plant — described as “Project Cascade”… Read more ›     

If you’re anything like this writer, one of the main impediments making you think twice about purchasing a Google Glass headset is the fact that you already wear prescription glasses. To solve this problem, Google has now unveiled its long-awaited… Read more ›     

Why Google Glass Should Lose the Camera

I love Google Glass the way it is, and love the camera. But I also want people to understand Google Glass in particular and wearable computing in general. Right now, Glass is widely misunderstood. The problem is that the existence… Read more ›     

There are bound to be teething problems as Google Glass rolls out to users. Back in October last year, Cult of Android reported on the Glass user given a ticket for “driving with monitor visible to driver.†Now we have… Read more ›     

The glass cube of Apple’s 5th Avenue Store in New York City might look iconic, but there’s one big problem with glass: It shatters. And in the latest wave of polar weather to hit the East Coast, that’s just what… Read more ›     

Miss iOS 6′s reflective glass dock? This jailbreak tweak has got you covered. In Jony Ive’s ruthless purge of all traces of skeuomorphism, one of the biggest casualties was the glass-backed dock which made the iOS icons look as if… Read more ›     

LAS VEGAS, CES 2014 – Hyundai will reveal an app for its 2015 Hyundai Genesis vehicle that will allow drivers to wirelessly operate certain features using Google Glass and other wearable devices. The remote features (currently still under development) work… Read more ›     

Today Corning announced that it’s ready to manufacture a new 3D-shaped Gorilla glass for availability this year. The new glass is designed with curved phone and wearable displays in mind. As the main glass supplier for iOS devices, Corning’s 3D… Read more ›